Standing Bear Winter Gathering
PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
Oakley Lindsay Center, 300 3rd Street,
January 27 - January 28, 2018
10 am - 5 pm both days
To celebrate the return of our national bird, the great Bald Eagle,
the Standing Bear Council hosts its annual Winter Gathering with a
variety of activities throughout the weekend. The event honors
Native American traditions with a variety of sacred ceremonies and
entertainment features. Bald Eagles will be present all weekend for
close up viewing with the blessing of the eagle ceremony to be held
on Sunday at 11 am.
Native American vendors and food booths will be on site both days.
There will be a children’s educational and activity area. Native
American dancers and drummers will perform throughout the event with
prizes being awarded. There will also be information on the
Native American Mounds in the
Quincy area and history of the leader Chief Keokuk.
Participants are also encouraged to take advantage of eagle watching
opportunities at Quincy’s Eagle Days
on Saturday and Sunday at Quincy’s Lock & Dam #21 from 9 am - 4 pm
each day. Rangers will be on hand with complimentary scopes at the
217-577-1930 or the Quincy CVB at 217-214-3700